The queen recognition pheromone of solenopsis invicta, preparation of (E-6-(1-pentenyl)-2H-pyran-2-one.

J. R. Rocca, J. H. Tumlinson, B. M. Glancey, C. S. Lofgren

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Abstract

The title compound, I, prepared in five steps via four known α-pyrones, is responsible, in part, for "queen recognition" by red imported fire ant workers. IR, NMR and MS data are presented.

Original languageEnglish (US)
Pages (from-to)1889-1892
Number of pages4
JournalTetrahedron Letters
Volume24
Issue number18
DOIs
StatePublished - 1983

All Science Journal Classification (ASJC) codes

  • Biochemistry
  • Drug Discovery
  • Organic Chemistry

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